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before the election, he is saying his big, bold idea is never mind. >> president obama and mitt romney duke it out over the economy in the first debate of three. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. a particularly strong showing from mitt romney tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle cl
in take home pay. >> the president focused on romney. >> governor romney doesn't have a five-point plan. he has a one-point plan. that's to make sure the folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> when he tried to answer back the moderator pushed back. >> governor romney, there will be plenty of chances to go on. we i -- >> i will -- >> when romney talked about lowering tax rates. >> when you bring the rates down, those small businesses are able to keep more money and hire more people. >> the president went after him again. >> you wouldn't have taken such a sketchy deal and neither should the american people. the math doesn't add up. >> where president obama stumbled was the question about the attack in benghazi. >> who denied the enhanced security and why? >> he never did answer that question. instead he attacked romney. >> while we were still dealing with our diplomats being threaten ited, governor romney put out a press released trying to make political points. >> they brought up the discrepancies. >> this was clear that this was not a demmon vagues. this was an attack by
at about 400 dollars on start at about 400 dollars on sub hub about moving on. mitt romney turned the tables on tonight debate. focus was supposed to be foreign policy but the republican challenger kept bringing up the economy all night. >> political reporter mark matthews here with some of the highlights of this october surprise. >> after pushing the president on libya and iran and syria tonight mitt romney failed to show much difference between himself and the president on those issues. instead he turned the debate back to jobs. first surprise of the night? mitt romney bringing up osama bin laden before the president. >> i congratulate him on taking out osama bin laden and going after the leadership in al qaeda. >>reporter: he said what america needs is leadership but when challenged to say what he would do differently, he deferred. >> would you go beyond what the administration would do like for example would you put in no fly zone over syria. >> i don't want to have our military involved in syria. i don't think there's necessity to put our military in syria. >> what you ju
facebook page. >>> it is time for round two in the presidential debate. president obama and mitt romney are in new york tonight for the only town hall-style meet-up leading up to the election. t.j. winick joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: president obama certainly has work to do even he admits that first debate did not go well for him. mitt romney needs to keep the pressure on. he also needs to interact well with audience members. president obama has been prepping for tonight's debate this virginia golf resort. he left his clubs at the white house trying to send a message he's all business. >> how are you feelinging about tonight? president fabulous. >> reporter: in massachusetts mitt romney's prep partner likes his candidates chances. >> great. >> reporter: tonight brings one age only town hall-style debate both taking questions from the audience, all undecided voters. the format has inspired memorial -- memorable campaign moments. >> i'm exhausted of defending you. >> reporter: romney has to knock the idea he can't relate to average americans. to make up lost ground presiden
bankg state. ifou loo at where the most money has come, not only for obama but for romney, california is number one. >> reporter: it began last night with a roundtable for 25 wealthy donors. each patron paid $40,000. then the president met with 100 people who paid $20,000 each to have dinner with him in the bill graham civic auditorium. outside the venue, 100 people staged protests against various policies, from the use of drones in pakistan, to the federal crackdown on marijuana. >> the president: i love you back thank yu everybody! >> reporter: the esident ended the day at a concert for 6,000 supporters at the auditorium tickets started at $200 per person. he alluded to his debate last week. >> the president: i had a bunch of of folks come to me, don't be so polite, don't be so nice. [ cheering ] president -- >> the president: but i want evybody to understand something, what was being prente wasn't leaderip, at's sasmansh. [ cheering ] >> the president: and we cannot afford another round of tax cuts for the wealthy. >> reporter: mr. obama has raise add average of three million dolla
. president obama and mitt romney are making their last pitch to voters now that the final presidential debate is over. katie marzullo joins us with a look at how well the candidates rated. >> reporter: candidates are back on the campaign trail hitting two states each today with only one percentage point between them, according to the latest poll. president obama arrived in delray beach, florida this morning telling voters that mitt romney can't be trusted. >> the president: his job plan doesn't create jobs. his deficit plan doesn't reduce the deficit, it adds to it. his foreign policy is from the 1980s. his social policies from the 19 50s. his chick policies are from the 1920s. -- >> reporter: for ryan more of the same attacks he heard in the debate that he says romney won. >> i think he guy a great job of articulating america's vision for a role in the world strong economy, strong america at home strong military and resolute and certain in defense of our values overseas. >> reporter: exchange over the military spurred one of the more memorable moments. >> our navy is smaller now than since 1
. >> well 14 days to good before election day. and barack obama and mitt romney are powering across the country. practically half dozen states for each of them in 48 hours time. story tonight from david muir. >> mad dash to the finish line. president and mitt romney with the final argument. >> i am fired up right now. >> start voting rate now. >> both candidate crisscross the country. president rally in florida this morning and playing in to ohio. tomorrow iowa. colorado. nevada. then sleeping on air force one anything back to florida thursday then virginia chicago to cast vote early then ohio all over again. mitt romney taking off from florida flying west to nevada tonight here this colorado tomorrow back to nevada, iowa and thursday ohio. president obama fueled by the final debate performance with blistering attack on what he calls romney shifting position. that condition he jokingly calls this. >> we joke about romney amnesia a. this is important. this is a. this is important. this is about trust. romp neetion a firing back the president. >> he has been reduced to try
>>> 30 ds to go and both candidates are enjoying new momentum tonight. governor romney is drawing his biggest crowd yet. >> 9,000 supporters jammed the town square, 6,000 last night, all ready to turn the president out of office. >> you hear hisnswers or non-answers. now, of course, days later we are hearin hi excuses and nxt january we'll be watching him leave the white house for the last time. >> team romney is feeling the momentum from his debate performance and obama campaign is admitting even the president realizes he didn't perform at his peak. >> i think you can assume he reviewed the tape and it will inform how he handled these subsequent debate. >> the unemployment rate went below 78% and he broken record by raising $181 million just in septemr. it's an issue from the debate >> governo romney' central economic plan calls for a five trillion tax cut. >> i don't have a five trillion tax cut. >> that has campaigns arguing. what is the truth? romney does want to cut tax rates, that would reduce revenue by five trillion over ten years. he would offset the loss by eliminating looph
that is burning. again leif picture from the bay bridge tonight. >> moving on mt romney takes adntage of ts w momeum aerast nit esidential debe. wh we comeecome re toght. yr voice yo vote. 7 ns fact check olast nature face off. plus the one thing that matters even more than the truth. also even more than the truth. also what political punditl >> we are going all the way to washington. paul ryan and i are going to getmerica on track. >> mitt romney speaking in fisherville, virginia this evening. huge crowd watched as music and fireworks capped the campaign event. well room any is certainly riding high after last night strong performance in the presidential debate. advisors are already capitalizing announcg a series of ads and renewed push to build their smaldonor base. in a very frank admission obama campaign will make strategic changes after the disappointing showing last night. political pundit are just as blunt. >> i don't know what he was diagnose out there. he had his head down. he was enduring the doe bait rather than fighting it. >> it lookedike mney wanted to be there and p
when the big one hit and how the new span is so difficult. obama versus romney round two. how will the debate affect the election. >>> i brought us hold binders full of women. >> binders of women was the number one searched item on google. that was mitt romney about staffing his office in massachusetts when he was governor. issue was certainly fodder on the campaign trail. >> governor romney direct question about equal pay, he started talking about binders. [ laughter ] >> dan: regardless of the punch line, experts agree that both candidates are targeting hard the women's voted. >> there was another question, women working in the workplace. he wasn't able to describe exactly the kinds of questions and answers i think she had on her mind. answers to those, for instance why it is today, 3.6 million more women are living in poverty. >> dan: mitt romney speaking tonight in virginia. >> it seems mitt romney and president obama had their share of whoppers. >> when we come to the biggest, mitt romney took the prize when he claimed he would have done exactly what president obama did t
romney riding new wave of momentum into the swing state of virginia brandi hitt has more. >> reporter: the first presidential debate started with a handshake then turned into an aggressive assault by mitt romney as he went after the president's last four years in office. >> middle income americans have been buried, crushed. >> reporter: he described the programs he would cut. >> i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs, i like you too but i'm not going to keep skpepbding money -- to keep spending money on things to borrow to pay for it. >> the president: five million jobs in the auto sector eated housg has begun to rise. >> repter: he said there was no way romney could cut taxes without adding to the deficit. >> the president: now he's saying his big bold idea is never mind. >> reporter: the president never brought up the 47% comment or bain capital. he seemed and looked down during attacks. most say it was romney who won this debate. >> moments like these can wipe the slate clean watch has gone on the last month. >> reporter: as both hit the campaign trail this afternoon. >> two more deb
romney with just 22 days left, they are holed up with aides cramming for tear debate tomorrow night. preparations are underway in hempstead, new york where the town hall style meeting will take place. >> reporter: paul ryan stomached in wisconsin today preaching -- stumped in wisconsin today. preaching against debt. >> if we tackle our problems before they tackle us we can get america on the right track. and young kids can come to an economy where next make the most of their lives because that's the american dream. >> the president: hello everybody! i brought food. >> reporter: the president handed out pizzas to campaign volunteers as he spent most of the weekend in virginia preparing for tuesday night's high stakes debate. >> it is going great. >> reporter: the president will need a strong performance to beat back mitt romney's momentum. >> if obama has one more debate as bad as his first i think he will be in enormous trouble q >> my advice to the president would be let him be the senator and candidate he was in 2008. >> reporter: -- >> reporter: according to a new poll the presid
to watch this afternoon's playoffs game@@ >>> president obama and mitt romney are back on the campaign trail this morning after last night's debate that saw a much dunk president obama than americans saw in the first. t.j. winick joins us live from new york where the debate was held. >> reporter: whether president obama won or not last night most believe he did what he had to do to make this a real fight the last few weeks before election day. president obama made his first post debate campaign stop in iowa where he jocked with the crowd despite favorable -- where he joked with the crowd. >> >> the president: i'm still trying to figure out how go the hang of this thing, debating. we're working on it. we'll keep on improving as time goes on, i've got one left. >> reporter: mitt romney stumped in virginia. >> i love these debates. these things are great. [ cheering ] >> i think it is interesting that the president still doesn't have an agenda for a second term. >> reporter: the president and his republican challenger came out swinging, circling each other much of the night like two prize
gloria allred claim to have scoop on mitt romney and donald trump about president obama. right now it does not seem either assertion is getting much traction. >> i'm honored to have gotten him to release his long form ..g this morning on youtube via twitter trump revealed his supposed surprise. >> if barack obama opens up and gives his college records and applications and if he gives his passport applications and records, i will give to a charity of his choice, a check, immediately for five million dollars. >> reporter: the trump college comes on the same day gloria allred claim to have dirt on mitt romney she was in a boston courtroom this morning asking a judge to unseal the early 90s divorce case of staples' founder romney testified on behalf of -- she will not say why the report is damning, there are hints it has to do with money. >> romney is coming off another bump in the campaign trail in end a senate candidate mourdock said he's opposed to abortion an even in the case of rape because the baby is god's intention. mourdock called a news conference this morning. >> i spoke fr
into a ravine and pulls up the safety basket. governor romney's proposal that he has been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut flip' not lookior $5rillion tax cut. i said i won't p in place a tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> the other big story tonight the great debate. president obama and governor romney fight over taxes and the economy. good evening. i'm dan ashley. let's get the latest on this tonight from abc 7 news political reporter mark matthews. it was an interesting exchange. >> it was clear right from the start that mitt mitt romney sae debate as a chance to shake up the race and came out aggressive and prepared and put the president on the defensive for much of the 90 minutes. >> president obama and mitt romney went head to head. the candidates boiled down their economic arguments. >> governor romney has a perspective that says if we cut taxes skewed towards the wealthy and roll back regulations that we will be better off. i have got a different view. >> the president has a view very similar to the view he d when ran four years guy. if you will, trickle do
was the president democrats wanted to see in denver. aggressively challenged mitt romney but romney tried to stick to his guns. president obama came out swinging. but mitt romney showed he could take a punch. and throw it right back. tonight contender were combat i. president went after his economic plan stark contrast from the first show down. >> he has a 1 point plan. that plan is to make sure that folks at the top play by different set of rules. >>reporter: it was clear right from the start that romney game plan was to keep the focus on the president record over 4 years. >> the president policies have been exercised over the last 4 years. they haven't put americans back to work. we have fewer people working today than we had when the president took off office. >>reporter: the town hall format meant looser setting. they moved about the stage closer to the audience of undecided voters. at one point they squared off. like fighters in a ring. over domestic oil production. romney peppered the president with questions. the president barely hid disdain and frustration. >>
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and mitt romney are expected to spar again over the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. iran will be a hot topic after "the new york times" reported u.s. and iran agreed to one-on-one talks. the white house denied a meeting is set but added it is open to one-on-one talks. >> anything diplomatically now can help the president. >> reporter: iranians denied any talks are scheduled. as the president wrapped up prep at camp david his campaign released this new ad. >> president obama ended the iraq war of the mitt romney would have left 30,000 troops there. >> reporter: romney prepared in florida where he gave this advice during a football game. >> figure out which of their players is best and take 'em out early. >> reporter: the latest poll of likely voters shows the race is a dead heat 47%, with only two weeks until election day the stakes are higher than ever. >> this debate tonight so important. >> reporter: this debate setting will be different than any other presidential debate so far both candidates will be sitting with the moderator, at a desk. brandi hitt, abc7 news. >>> b
. ♪ >>> tonight the first of three debates takes place between president obama and mitt romney starting at 6:00 right here. brandi hitt has more. >> reporter: the last time president obama and mitt romney met face-to-face was during the 2008 campaign season many tonight, four years later, they meet again in their first presidential debate, it is a critical moment with the race still very close according to the latest poll. >> mitt romney has to show up and be competent and compassionate and connect with the audience. the president is about mannerisms and style. >> reporter: while the candidates go through last minute debate preps, a speech obama gave in 2007 has resurfaced conservative website posted the entire video last night. critics call itacily disive. he contrastedhow families in new orleans were treated by the government after hurricane katrina coaredto new yo city redents ater 91 >> wt isappening in new orleans. where is your dollars? where is your money? makes no sense. tells me the bullet hasn't been taken out. [ applause tells me that somehow the people in new orleans they don't
challenger mitt romney is focusing on foreign policy. today he said mr. obama's failure to protect american embassy workers in libya led to the death of ambassador chris stevens last month. >> reporter: mitt romney shifted his focus today to foreign policy. >> the tax on our consulate on september 11th, 2012 was likely the work of force as fill ed with those who atack our homeland on september 11th, 2001 this latest assault can't be blamed on a reprehensible video insulting islam, despite ministration's attempts to convince of us of that. >> reporter: the romney campaign is trying to reverse the tide on this issue. the republican contender used today's speech to keep up his criticism of the obama administration. romney had a swagger. he's riding a wave of momentum after last week's debate. latest poll taken after the denver show count has the race tied at 47 among registered voters. president obama had a five point advantage in the three days leading in th debate theame poll found voters ovwhelngly sd romy won't debate, the biggest debate win ever recorded by gallup. bigger than clinton's 4
between president obama and mitt romney. but who won? brandi hitt reports. >> reporter: the showdown between the vice president and paul ryan was full of attacks. >> it has been done a couple of times. >> has never been done. >> jack kennedy lowered tax rates. >> now you're jack kennedy! gentleman 23 million minutes are struggling for work. >> i know you're under a lot of duress to make up for lost round. [ laughing ] >> reporter: biden laughed at ryan throughout the debate. he challenged mitt romney's tax plan for aggressively than president obama did in his debate. >> it shouldn't be surprising for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own lives. they pay more effective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> reporter: the moderator martha raddatz set it was more intimate. >> the jabs felt more personal. >> reporter: both sides claiming victory as they head back on the campaign trail to rally more support. debate was a tie. biden brought energy the democrats wanted and ryan brought seriousness the republicans ne
how the candidates are preparing. >> the contenders are gearing up for round. two romney is pressing for the debate in boston and the president is in williamsburg, virginia. >> it is going great. >> next showdown will be a townhall. the questions will come from the audience. democrats said president obama was too pass have any the first debate. campaign says that won't happen again. >> nobody is harsher critic than the president is of himself. i think he'll make adjustments on tuesday. >> rob portman has been romney's debate partner. >> she is going to come out swinging. he will have to compensate for a poor first debate. >> it could present challenges. neither candidate has held many events like this. >> both candidates have to tread lightly because if they are going on the offense too aggressively with each other, that can spill over into the audience and make them look too combative. >> so getting aggressive could be a tricky balancing act. >> can the question is, can he walk the tightrope and not cross the line. >> reporter: romney needs to reach out the audience and viewers at h
trail until election day. today the president shooked hands and kissed babies in florida. mitt romney rallied the crowd with paul ryan in nevada. both candidates attacked one another for statements made in the debate. >> governor romney look you right in the eye, look me in the eye, try to pretend that he never said let detroit go bankrupt. >> he is reduced to defend characters on "sesame street" and word games of various kind and misfired attacks on one another. the truth is attacks on me are not an agenda. >> after the debate mitt romney's son, tag, took the opportunity to apologize to the president. tag told a radio station last week he wanted to jump out of his seat and take a swing at the president during an earlier debate. a romney spokesperson says tag was just joking. here is the latest poll from the abc news and the washington post. the candidates are separated by .07 of a percent. that's 91,000 people out of an estimated 140 million voters. >>> new at 11 obarnes and nobel say pin pads including in california have been hacked. the bookstore chain is urging people to take a cl
romney pulling ahead for the first time. 29 days before the election. president plan to turn his campaign around is the last though. here's jay tappe tapper. >>reporter: president obama sending a message to his supporters about last week debate dister he gets it. here he is at los angeles fundraiser praising the opening performers. >> they just performed flawles flawlessly. nature after nigh night. i can't always say the same. >>reporter: last if you day theundit vicus and the comic no kinder. whether new new yorker cover or "saturday night live". >> mr. president governor romney has just said that he killed osama bin laden. would you care to respond? >> no you two go ahead. >> gallup poll believes romney did the superior job. sf percent to obama 20 percent. incumbentpresent wall off from cfrontatiften umbleas d reagan i 1984. >> i did avoid i'm afraid in my previous answer also. >> president obama seemed to have initially thought all went well that night. >> this was a terrific debate. >> but quickly after leaving the stage the president talked to aide and realized he h
developments today. >> this fall, i'm supporting richard murdoch. >> reporter: mitt romney endorsed richard murdoch, but that was before he said this, last night. >> i believe that life begins at conception, i believe that when it begins in the horrible situation of rape, that it is something that god intended. >> reporter: and today, he reiterated his belief that abortions should be illegal for women who became pregnant because of rape. romney disagrees. but supporters of the president have married the romney endorsement ad to the debate video in their ownspot. >> even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that god intended to happen. >> reporter: another side show from donald trump. >> i have a deal! for the president-- >> reporter: the real estate mogul and reality star host is offering $5 million to president obama's charity of choice if he releases his passport and college records. for the record, trump is wrong. it is not common practice for presidents to release school and passport records. gloria allred's getting into the glam. she claims to have
himself say she has not read the book but wishes him well. >>> wow. well, president obama and mitt romney are cutting back on campaign speeches today in order to prepare for their first big debate wednesday night. the president is in henderson, nevada his aides say he will be working on his debating skittles with kerry playing the part of romney. romney is prepping in denver. analysts say this is his best chance to turn his campaign around which has been losing ground in recent weeks. see the first debate right here on abc7, live debate coverage begins 6:00 this wednesday night. >> i love how they lower expectations. your expectations for hot temperatures those are coming true. >>> they are here but kind of in a brief engagement, especially some areas, doesn't that look gorgeous. we'll talk about how hot it is going to be at the beaches. and how long this poor air quality is going to last. >> plus, kids exposed to too much tv without knowing it. damage it might be doing to the entire family. >>> why the congressional staffer accused of attacking lindsay lohan is no longer facing charges.
thought if romney got elected and i hadn't done everything i could to help i would never for give myself. >>reporter: that's why you are hear day. yes. definitely a wick up call. i would like to think that his performance awas somewhat intentional to remind people this is important. can't take anything for grante granted. >>reporter: the president is counting on his supporters to step up lick they did 4 years ag. notuch time left. election is only 29 days away. >> we are not going back. we are moving forward. that's why you are here. that's why i am here. that's why i am running for a second term as president of the united states. >>reporter: the president will be spending the nature at the hotel here. tomorrow he heads to the all important battle ground state of ohio. live in san francisco, lillian, abc 7 news. >> thanks so much. lots of cheering supporters but president obama visit to san francisco also drew protestors. small group turned out in front of bill gram civic auditorium tonight code pink activist another and other anti-war group called on him to end the use of
appeared to be debating romney that 47 percent of the country pays no federal income tax. >> i have had it up to here with the notion that 47 percent it's about time they take some responsibility here. instead of signing pledges to grover norquist not to ask the wealthiest to contribute to bring back the middle class they should be signing a pledge saying to the middle class we are going to level the playing field. >> they come in and inherit that situation. absolutely. we are going if the wrong direction. look where we are. the economy is barely limping along. it's growing at 1.3 percent. that's slower than it grew last year and last year slower than the year before. with respect to that quote i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. always say what i mean. >> medicare biden turned to the camera spoke directly to seniors and here's what happened when he pushed ryan on how romney would pay for 20 percent tax cut. >> not mathematically possible. >> it is mathematically possible. it's been done before. it's p
is receiving medical care. >>> president obama and mitt romney had a rare opportunity to show a lighter side of themselves in an annual charity event in new york. new polls giving both sides reason to be optimistic. >> reporter: after a night filled with jokes president obama was back on the stump today in the battleground state of virginia, unveiling a new punchline. >> the president: he's changing up so much, backtracking and sidestepping. we got to name this condition that he's going through. i think it is called, romneyia. >> reporter: they called a truce last night. >> the president: monday's debate was different because the topic is foreign policy. spoiler alert. we got bin laden. [ laughing ] >> it is nice to relax and wear what ann and i wear around the house. >> reporter: while in new york the president stopped by the daily with jon stewart. there were lighter moments but stewart grilled the president on the administration's evolving story for the attack in libya. >> were weren't confused about the fact that four americans had been killed. i wasn't confused about the fact that we ne
days away. and in virginia president obama accused mitt romney of changing his position so much he coined a new word for it. >> he is changing it up so much and backtracking and sidestepping, we have -- we have to name this condition he is going through. i think it is called romnesia. >> mr. romney had a come back at a rally tonight in daytona beach. >> they have been reduced to petty attacks and silly word games. just watch it. the obama campaign has become the incredible shrinking campaign. >> mr. romney spent most of the day with his advisors preparing for the final presidential debate. it takes place on monday at lynn university this boca raton, florida and of course you can watch it live here on abc7 starting at 6:00 p.m. >>> but now on to the weather forecast and rain heading our way. >> yes, meteorologist sandhya patel is here with a look at that for us. >> carolyn and dan, part of your weekend will be impacted by rain, but not immediately. we do have a marine layer in place. it is 1600 feet deep. and with the low clouds and the fog we also have mist and drizzle. as you head
was injured. >>>. [applause] president obama and governor romney meet forth beginning of tonight third final debate before the election. this debate is crucial to both candidates. new abc "washington post"poll shows the race is now at a dead heat. just couple weeks before the election. tonight in boca raton president obama took every chance he could to remind voters that he is the one with experience in foreign policy. here's karen. >>reporter: tonight president obama took every chance he could to remind mitt romney and the voters watching at home that he is the one with experience on foreign policy. >> i know you haven't been in a position to actually execute foreign policy. here's one thing the i have learned as commander in chief. >>reporter: romney tried to neutralize the president right out of the gate. >> i congratulate him on taking out osama bin laden and going after the leadership in al qaeda. but we can't kill our way out of this mess. >>reporter: but the president kept up a steady barrage. >> strategy previously has been one that has been all over the map. and is not desig
days to go until election day romney moving up in the poll. according to "washington post"survey likely voters today romney support reached 50 periods of time for the first time. to 47 percent for president obama. margin is even wider on the question of who do you trust to handle the economy. 52 percent say romne romney. 43 percent say obama. it is the first time either candidate has held a clear lea lead. the polling indicates that romney is gainingalmost exe men and has the support of 57 percent of independent voters. >>> well the presidential campaign is on track to be the costliest in u.s. history. fundraising is expected to exceed 2 billion dollars. that figure doesn't include almost 130 split by non-profit group not required to file campaign finance report. romney spent the day in ohio where poll show him running behind. no republican has ever won the white house without winning ohio so it seems crucial. cincinnati romp i borrowed a lane from president obama 2008 campaign saying it's time for change in washington. >> our campaign is about big things. because we happen to
fight from him tomorrow nature. mr. obama and mitt romney in seclusion tonight prepping for debate no. 2. town hall meeting at the university on long island new york. in the absence of husband the candidate wives were on campaign trail today and mrs. obama challenged to fight for every vote and romney in pennsylvania telling the crowd how happy she is with the republican candidate performance in the first the debate. tomorrow is highly anticipated. >>> presidential debate tomorrow night at 6:00 o'clock. we will carry it live here on abc 7 news. hope you can joan us. >> more americans at risk tonight from a meningitis outbreak. 15 people have died. doctors have seen 214 cases. regulators link the outbreak to a steroids used for spinal injections. now they believe the other 3 other drugs made by the same manufacturer could help spread meningitis. the drugs are used for eye and open heart surgery. doctors have been ordered to contact all patients who may have been affected. >>> well, tomorrow we will find out if san francisco is in the running to host upcoming superbowl. nfl wil
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breached the >>> governor romney and president obama are putting in long nights in the final stretch before the election. mitt romney made campaign stops in four states today. he is scheduled to launch a bus tour tomorrow in ohio. it is a must win state in the race. president obama held a campaign event in las vegas featuring pop singer katy perry. he said he is going to pull an all nighter. he will visit eight states in a 48-hour campaign blitz he started today. and a boy in florida used an unscheduled visit by the president to sneak in a smooch. look in the top row about the center left. the boy planted one on the cheek of his classmate when mr. obama took photos at this school in delray beach. once the president's campaign learned the -- learned of the photo of this sly little romeo they posted it on twitter. >>> there will be some new millionaires in the bay area as the restriction is about to be lifted for facebook employees who own stock in the company. the employees' share will be converted into to be storm and can be -- tomorrow and can be sold. facebook workers own 225 million shar
of the wind out of the sails of mitt romney presidential campaign. >> also. these numbers don't smell rit. >> big drop in unemployment just spurs talk of conspiracy theory. tonight tracking down the people who punch those numbers. >> and this guy is 26 handicap. he couldn't. unbelievable. >> 150 foot putt. record setting athlete adds another >> pay attention. cell phone robbery are becoming an epidemic. we have to watch ourselves out there. san francisco police will tell you it is happening everywhere these days on the street at gun point and on muni buses. as for how bad cell phone thefts have become this is last tonight incident report. of the 7 incidents, 3 were actually robbery of cell phone phones. we have some exclusive video to show you how easy it is for thieves to steal them. vick lee tonight with a story you will see only on abc 7 new news. >> more than 4000 robbery in san francisco between january and august. police say about half of them targeted cell phones. many of the thefts were on muni. >> palm are swea. he brushes his pants. >> officer carlos haseen a lotf th
joe biden favorable. paul ryan 44% hold a favorable view of the challenger. meanwhile, mitt romney continues to make headway. the new reuters poll has the former massachusetts governor ahead 45% to president obama's 44%. the next presidential debate is tuesday but again the vice presidential candidates debate tomorrow night and you can see that on abc 7. >> to that end as we talk about the presidential race, president obama seems to have no enthusiasm for reviewing notes from his performance in last week's debate that so many criticized. the president compares it to playing sports. >> if you have a bad game you just move on. you look forward to the next one and it makes you that much more determined. >> and he will no doubt be determined next week to perform better at the debate against mitt romney. mitt romney told a factory audience his passion was about helping people who are struggling and he also said he will be a prolife president. thathat comes one day after he told an iowa newspaper he has told an iowa newspaper he has no abortion agenda if [ woman ] don't forget the yard w
more effective tax than governor romney pay ins his federal income tax. >>reporter: but ryan said ought become administration failed the middle class. >> we are going in the wrong direction. look where we are. the economy is barely limping along. >>reporter: side by side at the same table biden and ryan were not shy about directly engaging each other. sometimes with harsh attack sometimes with human oyvrment i think the vice president very well know that is sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> i always say what i mean. >>reporter: with the poll tightening the president needs to fire up the base and romney needs to convert 2008 obama voters. in in kentucky they got strong performance from the running mate. this is danvill danville, kentucky. >> now the next presidential debate is town hall meeting next tuesday. october 16 at new york. citizens will ask questions of barack obama and mitt romney on foreign policy issues and domestic issues as well. >> developing news tonight. vallejo neighborhood under evacuation order as police search for explos
tight presidential race. president obama and governor romney both appeared in new york city and shared humor. first mr. romney talking about his debate preparation. >> biggest available straw man and then just messrs. my attack it. big bird didn't even see it coming. >> some of you may have noticed i had a lieutenant more energy in the second debate. i was rested after the nice long nap i had in the first debate. >>reporter: 67th annual dinner wrists millions of dollars for needy children in new york. >> it's nice to see humor. >> exactly. >> let's go back and talk about the weather forecast. >> really warm tonight but changes are coming. sandy is here. >> indeed. big changes are coming. let's talk about the high for today. in case you are wondering how warm it got in your neighborhood 85 degrees in san francisco today. 80 in half moon bay and this was one of the cooler spots believe it or not. 90 in santa rosa. oakland 87 new record mav fit field 89 new record. 86 antioch. 92 in livermore toda today. and 88 degrees in san jose. it was warm to hot today and as we now che
and which could have problems. t.j. winick, abc news, new york. >>> president obama and mitt romney are preparing for tomorrow's first presidential debate. crews were putting finishing touches on the stage today. analysts don't expect the debate to exchange many mind there are very few undecided voters and debates are rarely game-changers. the fact that the two are engaging each other directly for the first time should draw the attention of millions of americans. abc news will bring live coverage starting at 6:00 here on abc7. >>> some people for the hot weather, some against. meteorologist mike nicco nonpartin. >>> just bringing you the facts, ladies. let's look out and show what is going on if you don't like the heat you won't want to know that it is warmer now than this time yesterday. we'll talk about record heat today and the big cooling trend and when it comes to your neighborhood. >>> plus, the start of a busy week on the bay. the boats and planes arriving today. >>> would you pay $100 to check a bag? we'll te you now avoid that hefty fee on one airline. >>> there's going to
points. it is a reminder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: mitt romney responded to the jobs report, this is not what a real recovery looks like. former ceo of ge jack welsh ignited a twitter storm this morning when he accused the obama administration of manipulating the numbers for political gain. >> there are always charges of manipulation on either side that's conspiracy thinking. >> reporter: the bureau who put out the jobs report are infrom the political process some republicans say welsh was way of base. karen traver, abc news, washington. >> american airlines cancelled a flight this morning as part of ongoing problems with seats. the flight was scheduled to takeoff 6:40 this morning the airline taking 44 flights out of service to fix the seat problems. 50 flights were cancelled yesterday. american ys wear, poor design and spilled soda can cause seats to pop loose during the flight. this adds to the troubles. >>> health officials in contra costa county holding a news conference this morning concerning an east bay man who died from rabies although p
some applaud the ad for clever word play, critics call it tasteless and inappropriate. mitt romney campaigned in ohio tonight, and he talked about the economy. >> these have been tough times to be middle class in america. income is not going up, but gasoline has gone up by $2,000 a family. the health insurance premiums are up by $2500. food cost ropes. these are -- food costs are up. it feels more like backward to a lot of american families, i will tell you that. >> in what was a major economic speech they say president obama made things worse and his policies will turn things around. >>> five states declared a state of emergency. residents are being told to stock up with enough batteries and water and food for three days. this super storm is expected to make landfall on monday night near the delaware coast. the airlines are warning about delays and all are waiving fees for passengers who want to reschedule their flights to stay out of the way. cold air is moving down. it is really something. >>> sandhya patel is tracking sandy for us. >> we will see hurricane sandy right now. the
have fatalities that could have been avoided. >> reporter: mitt romney cancelled his plans for tonight appear tomorrow morning. this morning his staff loaded storm relief supplies to take them to centers in virginia. >> our thoughts and prayers are with people in harm's way. >> reporter: in washington, d.c., the u.s. supreme court did hold its normal session today. the justices have rescheduled tomorrow's arguments for thursday. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> meteorologist mike nicco here with a fresh update about the power outages. >> i was checking twitter nearly 300,000 people without power, new jersey 92,000 already and the eye wall is still a good three to four hours away. it is a devastating -- devastation waiting to happen i should say. emeryville we have clouds, the sun will come out today, cooling trend on the way update for that rain who is getting to get wet while trick-or-treating. >>> why the bay area's green >>> suspicious warehouse fire under investigation in san jose. we have pictures showing huge flames shooting through the roof of this vacant building on almaden road.
in ohio, mitt romney is collecting relief supplies in ohio. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> count on abc 7 for your most complete coverage of the storm we'll have live updates on 7 news and our regular newscasts. tonight at 10 abk news will air one hour primetime special followed by abc7 news at 11. >>> next, san francisco gets ready for one giant celebration. live look at reparations underway right now for foam's world series victory parade. >> later -- later search for what caused >>> crews are making final preparations for the world series parade celebrating the giants less than 24 hours to go. amy hollyfield is live at civic center plaza with a sneak peek at the floats on more. >> reporter: good morning. currently transforming civic center plaza workers got here 7:00 this morning and we're told they would stay until it is ready, which could be midnight. they have a lot to do in a very little amount of time. first glimpse of some of the floats you will see tomorrow. the world series champions will start the parade at 11, then end here in civic center plaza, players and dignataries will
they have so far. >>reporter: professor cain think that is both the president and governor romney need to do a better job of articulating that vision and what happened in the vice-presidential debate just up the stake for the next presidential debate. in the newsroom, 7 news. >>> debate moderated by abc news reporter martha so what could she see that we could not see from home? >> i think one of the things about being at that table it's so intimate so when joe biden is smiling or when joe is raising his voice a bit it's really in your face. it was really in paul ryan face. they were watching the clock so carefully. the opening statements of 2 minutes with each question. they would always fill those 2 minutes exactly. they were both taking notes. this is what vice president biden wrote down he had no apology. egyptian people. aq meaning al qaeda bob gates former secretary of defense effective and then i don't know what those other 2 words were saying. >>reporter: interesting. behind the scenes martha on last night debate. big note about baseball. game 5 has just ended in the
. >> race for president take as step forward tomorrow. mitt romney and president obama will hold their second debate in new york a.lot of people paying close attention to this of course. abc will carry it live tomorrow night at 6:00 o'clock. you can see it on abc 7. >> more and more schools are teaching mandarin of by teachers paid for by the chinese government. dan harris as has this all right on new curriculum in many schools. >>reporter: it is completely adorable to see a room full of kindergartners in this struggling school district in georgia getting the opportunity to learn mandarin, chinese. how do you say hello in chinese can you count to 5 in chinese. >> er 5 but language featureer are expensive how did this poor district make this happen? here's a catch. they are partnering with the chinese government. specifically agency called the confucius institute whose mission is improve china im am abroad. chinese train the teachers and pay half of their salary. this is not just happening in georgia. according to the chinese government they have set up shop at 75 universit
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